New Business Development Manager, Fundraising

Organisation Name Lifeline Australia
Location Sydney
Date Posted 2019-06-28
Job Type Permanent / Full Time
Job Number 127405
  • Lifeline's vision is an Australia free of suicide
  • Identify and secure brand and values aligned partnerships
  • Sydney based, senior corporate fundraising opportunity


The Organisation
Lifeline has been providing access to crisis support and suicide prevention services for more than 55 years.  Through the efforts of staff and thousands of volunteers, Lifeline receives almost 1 million contacts for help each year.

Benefits & Culture
  • Attractive salary package
  • Iconic and trusted brand
  • Significant opportunities to increase partnership income
  • Transformative time with move to omni-channel strategy

The Role
Your key priority is to build a significant pipeline of new, high value national partnerships and to identify upgrade prospects with current partners.  Additionally you will:
  • Build a framework to manage lead generation
  • Leverage the networks of Lifeline’s Board and Executive
  • Research industry markets and segments
  • Pitch to senior level decision makers in large corporates
  • Develop proposals, agreements and contracts
  • Collaborate with the partnership team to ensure activation and stewardship

Skills Required
You have a business development background with a track record in generating partnerships, donations or sales from either the not-for-profit, the arts, agency side for a for-purpose client or the corporate sector. Your “hunter” approach to pipeline development and proven track record meeting revenue targets along with relationship skills, strategic ability, creativity and business acumen will support your ability to develop and retain partnerships.

Use your demonstrated track record of initiating and driving high value brand aligned opportunities to ensure the ongoing provision of 24 hour crisis support and suicide prevention services.  Please click apply to submit your resume and cover letter responding to the skills required in MS Word format.  Alternatively, call Annie Barker on 02 8243 0570 for a confidential conversation.

Please be advised you can upload two attachments, including your resume and covering letter when submitting your application.